Vicky Uhland

Customer tours build brand loyalty, boost sales 1
Three manufacturers that offer tours of their facility describe how it benefits them and how retailers can put this idea to work in natural stores.
NFM Market Overview 2012: Organic growth rebounds
Data suggests that the recession for organic shoppers is over. Vicky Uhland breaks down the industry.
7 emerging anti-aging supplements 2
Doctors recommend supplements for healthy aging. Recommend these emerging anti-aging supplements to your shoppers.
3 ways to promote healthy aging to your customers
Get the latest knowledge about how a person’s body ages at a cellular level, along with tips for marketing that information to natural products shoppers.
4 factors for selling functional beverages
How to stock, merchandise and (legally) discuss functional beverages in your natural store
6 tips for blossoming tea sales in your natural store
Check out these tips for introducing shoppers to this specialty tea category.
5 ways to cash in on mineral cosmetics
Learn how to sell natural beauty products in your naturals store.
Women embrace natural solutions for health
Women drive sales in the natural market and manufacturers are starting to update the tried-and-true women's health formulas.
Eye health category focuses on new ingredients, research
Your T.V. may have a crystal-clear high-def screen, but if your vision is blurred due to age, glaucoma, or intraocular hypertension it might feel like you're still using rabbit ears. Some promising new supplements offer protection and possibly even improvement.
Vitamin D loses its place in the sun
Vitamin D has lost it's place in the sun when it comes to maintaining bone health and preventing osteoporosis. Now the bone-building category has some new shining stars.
Healthy skin makes for healthy profits
Europeans and the Japanese have long appreciated the idea of healthy skin from within, but the U.S. is just now picking up the nutricosmetic trend in mainstream markets. The back-to-nature movement has this category poised for rapid growth.
New studies reveal faster-working supps for joint relief
If you feel like glucosamine and chondroitin have taken you as far as they can go, you're not alone. See what new ingredients are re-mobilizing the joint-health category.
Energy drink formulators favor sustained energy ingredients
If you thought the Four Loko fiasco would do lasting damage to the energy drink category, think again. Innovators are looking beyond caffeine as consumers are getting tired of short-lived energy boosts.
Vitamin C's missteps open door for competitors
Vitamin C may be experiencing a market slump, but the immune-boosting category is far from ailing.
Despite rumblings, probiotics are still the gods of the gut 1
The massive ad campaign behind Activia yogurt continues to buoy the entire digestive health category. Probiotics are the big beneficiaries, but there is a host of other ingredients whose demand curves are trending up.
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